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. >> thank you very much. ms. jackson. >>> good afternoon. i want to say thank you to the former chair for the work that you've done. i've been knowing for many, many years and worked with for many, many years, and you the chair and the vice-chair i've been knowing for -- i'm not going to say how long. >> thank you. [laughter] >>> but i want to congratulate the both of you for the work that's coming before you and the work that you have done in working with my community. i'm take talking about bayview hunters point community. and i'm looking for you to continue doing the good work that needs to be done that has not been done by the city and county of san francisco. and i will be coming back before you. and i know my three commissioners who were reappointed, i am so happy. and i'm going to ask the secretary when it comes to the next public comment to read what i have given to her so everybody can hear her plainly that you might not hear me. thank you very much. >> thank you, ms. jackson. terrence jones. >>> commissioners, i'm terrence jones. i'm here, i just want to get some feedback. i
that to our attention. well done. any other comments on item number 10? >> excuse me, espinola jackson. i'm really not sure [speaker not understood]. but when i see roberts rules of order i get concerned, not knowing what the change is actually going to be. will it be that you will be moving from one area to 5 25 golden gate, all of your services and everything, from the building that you're now in? >> mr. moran. >> the changes are relatively minor, addresses one of them, the order of business that was in the rules of order were changed sometime ago, but we didn't bother changing the rules of order to reflect that. that has been changed. there was a change in law about noticing for rate changes. so, that's been conformed. we don't actually operate by roberts rules of order. we operate by our own rules of order, which are much simpler. it gives the chair a great deal of authority to do whatever seems best at the time. and we do everything by resolution. >>> and the other question would be whether or not you would be moving your meeting time to 5 25, you know, not meeting here. >> meetings
and representing jackson pacific and art stone who collectively are the sponsor and developer for 340 fremont street. as mr. teague mentioned 340 fremont is approved residential project consisting of 348 apartments and 269 parking spaces and code complying 400-foot tower. there is no change in ownership. the same sponsor remains in place and we look forward to going forward with construction next year and we our 2005 site ap was supplemented in august and provide the documents for construction. we demonstrate our commitment to the plan and we look forward to a groundbreaking next year. the rincon plan adopted in 2006 will transform the area into a mix use downtown neighborhood with significant housing presence and provide range of services and amenities that support urban living and set the stage for rincon hill to be home to 10,000 resident s. the plan shows why it's a high priority site and containing large parcels that could accommodate significant high density housing. another factor is the proximity to transit and a neighborhood within five minutes of the downtown financial distri
have never been shy nor has dr. jackson to come up to the podium. so, please don't be shy in the future. just come up to the podium. i'm very new at this, so, give me some time to get used to the issue. any other comments? all right. item number 11. we have legislative director here, benita fox. >> we need to vote on item 10. >> is there a motion? >> moved. >> second. >> moved and second to adopt the rules of ard. all those signify by saying aye. >> aye. >> all those opposed? motion carries. ms. fox, item number 11, members. >> item 11, endorse changes to the san francisco administrative code by amending section 14 b.2 to increase contracting opportunities for certified sfpuclbe. >> good afternoon, commissioners. robin fox legislative affairs director for the cup, manager [speaker not understood] provided a quick overview of this agenda item. so, the purpose of this japed item -- agenda item is to seek conditions we would like to propose to the san francisco board of supervisors for our city's local business enterprise lbe ordinance. and specifically, what we would like to do is change
of trustees, trustee natalie burke, trustee chris jackson, trustee steve no, trustee rodrigo santos, trustee lawrence wong, student trustee william walker, we'd also like to introduce former trustees rodel rodis, allen wong, and i think peter finnican was also going to join us this evening. introduce our interim chancellor, dr. pamela fisher, our former chancellor, dr. don griffin, former chancellor dr. phillip day, and mr. mendehem, president of the citizen's bond foundation committee. >> (inaudible) mr. walker newman, and miss jacqueline liu and city of san francisco would like to recognize the honorable mayor of san francisco, the honorable david chiu, chairman of the board of supervisors. >> he's also our district 3 supervisor. >> the honorable menea cohen, the honorable ciel ping, commissioner cecilia chung, may woo, eileen lee riley and mr. carezza, san francisco unified school district. >> we'd like to recognize our guest from the consulate, education councilor from the people's republic of china, mr. bernhard able, consulate of germany, the honorable nagesh naharabi, india, the hono
have anything to add since this came out of your office? >> no, commissioner. >> yes. ms. jackson. >>> espinola jackson. when i recertify, you know, i have some concerns as other people in my community because a lot of the contractors were dee-certified sometime ago. and we are mostly concerned about the local hiring aspect that the city approved. but the one problem that i have with the city and county of san francisco is that we have compliance officers, mostly all of the departments. but we don't have state certified compliance officers or federal. and what happens is, i mentioned to director harrison in the hallway 2001 day, i said, you don't have anyone that can go out on these job sites to see whether or not the people that are on these jobs are from the city and city and county of san francisco. he says to me, well, espinola, all i do is put on my hard hat and i go on a job site. * i said, yes, look who you are. you're the money man. so, you can do what you please. but you don't write reports to the state about the contractors and whether or not they are abiding by the law
". now, whenever i say this word "this is it" -- i am borrowing from michael jackson. then you did a blessing. okay. this has been the moment we all been waiting for. this is it. >> (inaudible). >> a community dream is being actualized. this is it. >> [inaudible] >> communities from the bay view to chinatown are being connected. this is it. >> central subway. >> affordable transportation is the life blood of all cities. right? this is it. >> central subway. >> from washington dc to san francisco we are here to accept brait a federally supported and grass-roots driven transit project that represents access for all to jobs, health care, their families. this is it. >> central subway. >> okay. a little extra. in the national play offs of life itself like buster posy we just hit a grand slam. this is it. >> central subway. >> it's been a long and difficult road towards a new and more inclusive transit system for san francisco neighborhoods, but we shall overcome. am i right? this is it. >> central subway. >> bless the construction workers and those that sacrifice so much --
the progress of this facility and that's trustee greer, trustee jackson, and our former student trustee, jeffery faipk, who is here in the crowd somewhere. there he is, he's over there. they all spent many, many hours poring over documents and spreadsheets and budget data all to good cause. so, with that, i want to introduce our next speaker, who came on in short notice, probably the quickest hiring of a ceo that this institution has ever done. but she's been doing a great job moving us forward and that's interim chancellor dr. pam fisher. >> good evening, and let me add my welcome to all of you. i just can't imagine a happier, more thrilling event. i do feel a bit like a party crasher because so many of you have worked on this for so many years. when i first arrived here the first week of may, people came to me and said how long are you going to be here? oh, great, you are going to be here for the celebration of the chinatown campus. tell me more about that. i've been hearing a lot about it ever since and it's lived up to all the expectations. i do want to say welcome to all of y
and here representing jackson pacific. my company and art stone who collectively are and continue to be the original project sponsor developer for 340 fremont street. as mr. teague mentioned we are supporting now an informational presentation of the new design for 340 fremont street. our goals and reasons for electing to redesign a fully approved, fully compliant residential tower were three. the first one was an esthetic visual exterior enhancement or upgrade for the absence of doubt this is not the vex exercise to the contrary. it's attempt to bring a building that we thought was good to very good in terms of architectural design. the second reason since seven years passed since our original design we under took a significant effort in the under the hood areas of the building, primarily redesigning the structural system to be compliant with a more reason structural high rise code and practice and the third is redesigning each 348 residential units. just a small note on architecture. we conducted a national search for our architectural firm. we have a strong hire local bia
cultural center -- i saw david. mother jackson, the god mother of bay view hunter's point. dan marcos and bay view and i see florence con and what this is about and why it's historic when we on the community -- we work with workers, communities, folks trying to get on these projects and as the mayor stated and supervisor avalos talked about and local hire is the last thing and typically around good faith and whose faith and it doesn't work this. is mandatory. the warriors are partners in labor. the contractors have submitted to working with us to make local hiring mandatory, 50%. local apprentices will do this. this is historic. it hasn't happened on a project like this and what you're going to see and what we're all excited about. we will see a new generation of local residents come into the trade guaranteed through this agreement commitment and start their construction career and building this arena and bringing basketball back to san francisco. thank you. [applause] >> i would like to invite our speakers as well as many others to sign the agreement that codifies this commit
to get our unified as one and in the spirit of the rev. jesse jackson, we want to make sure that san francisco for our youth and communities, we continue to keep hope alive. thank you. [applause] >> part of keeping hope alive is we have to provide an economic engine to get our young people back to work so they are able to take care of themselves and oftentimes their families. with that, i would like to introduce to you mr. eric mcdonald, the executive director of the united way. thank you. [applause] >> good morning again. welcome, everyone. we are excited and thrilled to be partners here with the mayor. what is clear is that while the unfortunate rise and peak of gun violence brings us to the room, it also gives us what we believe is an enormous opportunity. these spikes, ago, and what we have now is an opportunity to cast a vision. we know that without a vision, people perish. we can cast a vision and develop an action plan that is based upon mutual respect, mutual trust, and mutual accountability. the mayor and all of our city partners can create that plan were we will engage all
they don't know in the back that i am not doctor espanola jackson doctor of humanities. so what i came for today, i just left a meeting in bayview because there's a lot of things going on in my community. and i had stated that i will come and request, to our new manager to come ñ?ñ? to -- as you know, i am the founder offiñ?ñ? the black human rights leadership council ofnçñ?ñ? san francisco. and with all the concerns that we have in our community, we felt it was time for the head of the puc to come and address and hear the complaints. we have plenty of them. and i would like, when you come, also, the request i had made a couple of meetings ago about your staff, i meant a staff member you have, and i want to know how many have been hired, that live in bayview hunters point. and i would like to know the ratio of the staff here at puc. because i'm getting complaints, and i'm getting concerns of people -- you know, they won't call you but they call me because they think i can do something about it. so i want you to come
're excited about being in that neighborhood, the jackson square historic district, some to have literary history that has been involved in the neighborhood, we've reached out to city life and the dave ed gar's youth writing program in engaging them, it's preliminary, neither has signed or sent letters of intent or anything like that, you know, and most people want to see the space before they really engage us fully, but we're excited to bring them in as well as do some readings and book signings, another aspect that we're looking forward to doing is some music, primarily initially at least we have engaged in spao*ir music groups which 800 students in san francisco, they have been a great group, i only just started being involved with them, i've gone to their shows, they have various thing, voices, cabaret kids, i spoke with victor and stephen who are the directors there, we're excited about possibly bringing them into the space as well. these are secondary uses, the primary use for the space will be culinary based and we also want to use obviously the comedy aspect are the two primary ro
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